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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Computer Systems Analyst in Roy, Utah

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSpace). As a part of the NGSpace Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work, and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Join us and launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Computer Systems Analyst. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

This position requires the ability to maintain system configurations following configuration management process (to include writing problem reports and working those problems through the CM development process to closure), prioritize user and management requests, and implement network and cross-platform solutions to problem reports and new installations. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a collaborative environment with both system users and other system administrators, communicates well, and excels at multi-tasking various related efforts.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Install hardware/software, configure systems

  • Create automated scripts for installation/configuration and network administration in program development labs and at customer sites

  • Patch systems, scan systems for vulnerabilities (Security Center/Nessus, SCAP), harden systems (DISA STIGS), audit log files, update virus definitions and participate in successful IS accreditations/inspections

  • Plan for and maintain development networks, storage, COTS upgrades, virus definitions and collaboration tools, create and maintain user accounts

  • Design and maintain network infrastructure.

  • Configure network devices such as Cisco routers and switches, firewall and wireless access points

  • Develop network and computer security and testing strategies

  • Document all aspects of various system installation and configuration efforts step-by-step

  • Troubleshoot and recover system

  • Up to 25% travel to customer sites (domestic and international) may be required.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Job Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of computer systems work experience, or a Master's degree with 3+ year of computer systems work experience. Note: An additional 4+ years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree

  • Must be a US citizen with an Active Secret Clearance

  • Experience with cross platform networks consisting of Linux and Windows Server 2008/2012

  • Ability to obtain a Computing Environment certification (Linux, Windows, etc.) in compliance with DOD Directive 8570.01 requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux or Windows scripting languages

  • Familiarity with Information Assurance (IA) processes for various USG classified networks

  • Experience with Active Directory forests, including root and child domains, Microsoft Exchange

  • CISSP certification

  • Security Plus Certification

  • Active Top Secret SCI Clearance granted in the last 6 years

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology